Edukata, The Innovative Learning Activity Design Toolkit

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The culmination of three years of work by the design team in Aalto is here: Edukata , the innovative learning activity design toolkit. Often, this complexity is not reflected in the scenarios, making the active implementation of change is difficult to introduce and sustain. These learning activities will address design challenges and will build on design opportunities as well as supporting resources that educators identify during the Edukata design process.

Mobile Citizen Activism.How about student activism?

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While I think that students can definitely participate in their own citizen journalism around their community, I also think mobile phones provide a wonderful opportunity for student activism. Another resource that I think might be helpful for activism is text messaging. One idea that I thought of was to use Twitter as a tool for social activism.

VVOP12 – Learning activity workshop for teachers

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As part of the VVOP12, we facilitated a workshop for teachers to explore the iTEC reflection tools through the cycle 4 Learning Activities. We asked them to form team, and to perform 4 Learning Activities: Dream – understand and questing a design brief. Explore – Collecting information in relation to the design brief. Make – Creating a design or forming ideas. Reflect – Recording an audio-visual reflection.

Lots of Mobile Activity

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It has been a very busy Fall for mobile learning. We are making plans to upgrade this site and add some new features, but want to wait until the new Joomla is released (hopefully very soon now). We'd love to hear what else would make this a valuable site for those interested in mobile learning.Some recent happenings of interest include:T-Mobile is offering one year of complimentary T-Mobile HotSpot service to those who participate in the Give One Get One campaign to put laptops into the han.

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Please note that this site is no longer active. While no new content will be added, it remains a resource of mlearning papers, presentations, projects and more

TXTBlaster.Create Keywords for Groups and Monitor Activity

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Imagine being able to have groups of students using text messages to communicate back and forth to each other about a class project and have it documented in one easy location for the teacher to monitor the group activity. Imagine being able to send text messages back and forth between yourself and your students, or yourself and your student's parents, or yourself and members of a committee.

TXTBlaster.Create Keywords for Groups and Monitor Activity

Cell Phones in Learning

Imagine being able to have groups of students using text messages to communicate back and forth to each other about a class project and have it documented in one easy location for the teacher to monitor the group activity. Imagine being able to send text messages back and forth between yourself and your students, or yourself and your student's parents, or yourself and members of a committee.

Podcasting Activities | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Podcasting Activities 12 09 2006 When is a podcast not just a podcast? That’s not a riddle… podcasts can be used as a medium for a number of research and learning activities. The Moving at the Speed of Creativity blog just published this great list of some podcasting activity ideas and suggestions.

Workshop Activity: Paper Blogs | Mobile Learning

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MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

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The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. Call for Action (CfA) is an intensive studio seminar on contemporary technologies and activism. I am excited to see higher education recognizing the benefit of using cell phones in global communication and activism. I just read an interesting post on MobileActive. It mentioned a new graduate course/seminar being offered at MIT.

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

Cell Phones in Learning

The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. Call for Action (CfA) is an intensive studio seminar on contemporary technologies and activism. I am excited to see higher education recognizing the benefit of using cell phones in global communication and activism. I just read an interesting post on MobileActive. It mentioned a new graduate course/seminar being offered at MIT.

Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities 11 08 2006 Repost of posting to EdNa forums , with other commentary here. We can classify mobile learning activities using an activity-based model of the “Four R’s of Mobile Learning”.

Week 15 Activity 2.1 Mobile learning « The Masters Ode

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The Masters Ode Home About Me Week 15 Activity 2.1 Learners struggling with personal organisation – for example, arriving in class on time, following directions and managing learning activities beyond face-to-face sessions – have found devices such as PDAs and smartphones helpful. Leave a Comment Name Required Email Required, hidden Url Comment Some HTML allowed: Trackback this post | Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed Posts Week 15 Activity 2.1 week 14 Activity 1.2

Mobile Active.A mobile world

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One of my favorite blogs is called Mobile Active. There are many blog posts and article references concerning youth activism projects such as this one from Albania and citizen journalism activism such as this one from Sri Lanka. This site really inspires many of my ideas concerning student activism projects. The site is devoted to topical issues concerning ways that social organizations and citizens are using their cell phones globally to advocate for a cause.

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Location Moblogging.Resources? I've exhausted my search.

Cell Phones in Learning

Health students could document their athletic activities and see the results online. From a post on Mobile Learning (Thank you Leonard Low!), I got the idea to start researching "loco mobloging" or location mobile blogging, where you can use your cell phone to immediately pinpoint your location on a map and post to the internet.

mLearning-World.com: m-Learning: Microlearning

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, December 18, 2006 m-Learning: Microlearning Another M for mLearning- m-Learning: Microlearning Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities.

mLearning-World.com: mLearning Worlds New Domain

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, September 25, 2006 mLearning Worlds New Domain mLearning World now has its own WWW domain: [link] Our Blogger.com domain is still active as well @ [link] As my long time readers know, we used to own the domain [link] , however when our hosting service through the MBA Association went under, that domain was grabbed up before we could bid on the renewal.

Location Blogging for Free without Software!

Cell Phones in Learning

Finally! After much research I have found a great and free web2.0 application that couples with cell phones for location blogging. It is called Flagr. Flagr allows anyone to create an account. And Flagr works with just about any basic cell phone (no smartphones needed), and no need to download software! In Flagr you can participate in the large global community Flagr map (similar to the Twitter public timeline) OR you can create your own maps.

The Mobile Learner » How Much Time Does Web 2.0 Take?

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Cheap SMS | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Cheap SMS 12 05 2006 At our Board of Studies Mobile Learning workshop in February, we ran an interactive “treasure hunt&# activity to demonstrate some of the ways mobile phones could be used to facilitate learning experiences. As part of that activity, we communicated with all of the “teams&# using SMS.

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You’ve Implemented Mobile Learning – Now How Do You Sustain Interest?

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A common thread I've noticed is there is a lot of initial excitement/activity during the mobile app roll out period the first few months. One of the things I always like doing is talking to our customers about 6 months after our mobile performance support tool (Upside2Go) has been implemented in their organization. Yet as […]. Mobile Learning

eLearning On Tablets – Free eBook

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Tablets are no longer limited to entertainment purposes like watching video or playing games; but now are a part of organizational L&D activities across businesses large and small. We truly believe tablets are a game changer and that there is strong merit in delivering eLearning on tablets. The tablet market is showing exponential growth with […]. eLearning Technology Mobile Learning

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Mobile Web Best Practices Checker | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Mobile Web Best Practices Checker 30 08 2006 W3C have been actively pursuing standards to enable mobile browsing fromt he web a reality, through their Mobile Web Initiative.

Constructivism and Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning

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The basic premise of Constructivist learning theory is that learners must actively “build&# knowledge and skills, and that understanding comes from these cognitive constructs, rather than from any external sources of data. The learner becomes an active “discoverer&# of information and the process of their discovery can be recorded and supported by mobile devices that can be conveniently carried with them.

Cycle 4 pre-pilots can start

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Please familiarize yourself with the learning stories and packages of learning activities and our instructions for reporting and performance. Remember that the stories are not meant as prescriptions, but rather represent examples of how the learning activities work together. To translate learning stories or learning activities into your native language, we encourage you to use the translation capabilities on this website.

Using Mobile Devices as Research Tools

Float Mobile Learning

Because traditional e-learning has mostly been about presentations and activities designed by expert instructors, distributed to learners via desktop and laptop screens, we tend to forget the power of the

My New Book: Help Your Child Learn with Cell Phones Coming in JUNE!

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The book is an easy read with many examples of activities. Some ideas in the book include documenting learning on family trips, everyday activities where learning can occur via cell phone, using parent's own phones for learning activities, and safety. Book Description from ISTE: Audio and video recording, brainstorming, data collection, blogging, research, polling, social activism--what do these activities have in common?

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Cycle 4 Full Pilot Material

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This cycle Learning Stories and Activities focus on “real world” challenges, that is, challenges related to the sociocultural context of the students and are personally meaningful to them. The activities focus extensively on extending the role of the teacher. Each activity provides teachers with suggestions for developing their expertise, including digital and pedagogical competence. Listen – To carefully consider students’ interests and needs in shaping classroom activities.

iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps

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Approximately one week ago, I activated and began using an iPhone 3G S and feel that while not yet an expert, I can now begin discussing intelligently how such interactive mobile devices can be used to help students learn. There has been a gap of several months since I last shared ideas in the form of a blog post on the topic of using iPods in Education.

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KITABOO – Providing Insightful Learning Analytics in an eBook Reader

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The learning analytics tool offered by KITABOO provides you with valuable statistics, including active users’ reports, unique views, most popular books, etc. . You can leverage social media for your marketing activities to increase your reader base and hook your existing readers.

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DevLearn 2017 Recap

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At DevLearn there were many activities to experience and speakers to learn from, including many topics in the microlearning community. Well, we just returned from our trip to DevLearn 2017. To learn more about the Multiple Microlearning Opportunities that were at DevLearn check out the link. That blog post outlines four main microlearning categories that were at … The post DevLearn 2017 Recap appeared first on Float. Conferences DevLearn microlearning

Kaeden Publishing Delivers eBooks on KITABOO to Nurture Young Minds

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KITABOO also offers integrated enrichment activities and teacher support native to the platform . Leveraging the seamless and secure delivery offered by KITABOO, Kaeden has been able to transform traditional reading into an interactive and fun activity for students of all ages.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Creating Interactive Workbooks for Schools

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There are primarily three levels of practice activities that these practice workbooks have – Activities that provide basic revision and language manipulation to students. Activities that involve more productive exercises.

Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012

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Tin Can focuses on activity logging to create a personal learning stream which is beyond the boundaries of a learning system within an organization. LRS is the single, safe data store where a learner’s complete learning stream (all instances of activities logged) would be stored digitally. Since there is no limit/restriction to a learning activity how will sensitive data be filtered/handled? E.g. what activity on Facebook would constitute a learning activity?

How Can Digital Publishers Support Independent Learning?

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Besides, students can also conduct activities such as chemistry experiments in virtual environments without any fear of accidents or damage. Traditional education practices have come a long way driven by the Internet and digital media.

Create Text Reminders for Courses with Remind101

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This free site is created for teachers and students to seamlessly create text and/or email reminders for assignments, projects, quizzes, tests, labs, class activities and homework. Teachers create accounts, upload syllabi, insert all class projects, activities, homework and assignments. Then students can log in to Remind101, search for their class, subscribe to the class, and automatically start receiving all reminders for the class activities.

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Tiga Serangkai Uses KITABOO to Deliver Digital Books to Students

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They publish picture books, story collections, comics, activity books and how-to knowledge series. Tiga Serangkai is a school and general book publishing company that distributes books to schools in Indonesia.

Virtual Bookshelf: Your All-You-Can-Read Digital Library

Kitaboo

The instructor can highlight important paragraphs for students to read as part of a classroom activity or homework. Promotes Group Activity: A virtual bookshelf promotes online group activity. What is a virtual bookshelf?

Project WET Uses KITABOO to Create Awareness on Water Conservation

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Water festivals are a unique attempt to educate students in a fun, interactive environment and offer alternative learning opportunities including structured learning stations and exhibits where students across age groups can come together and engage in hands-on water activities. .

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

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million activations a day, that’s roughly 39 million activations a month. Become an Active, Observant Mobile user. The bottom line is that it’s tough (if not impossible) to develop for mobile users if you are not an active mobile user yourself. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems.

What the Army is Doing in Mobile Learning

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This is the kind of mobile “learning&# (translated as performance support in this case) that shows off the strengths of mobile devices and their ability to be at the hands of the learner when conducting an activity. I’ve been trying to keep up with all of the latest in the US Army’s Connecting Soldiers with Digital Applications (CSDA) program.

Where Does the mLearning Go?

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I did a session on this at the eLearning Guild’s latest online forum , and I found that while phone calls and email were the two biggest mobile activities performed by our learners, text messaging and web browsing/searching were right up there. Task based learning with mobile devices. . We talk a lot about mobile learning in a general sense. Most learning professionals agree that it’s at least another tool in our arsenal and certainly could be very valuable to learners.

Mark Chrisman on How Swedish Medical Center is Using Mobile

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The open space in which we sat was full of activity and [.]. I recently sat down to talk tech with Mark Chrisman, senior learning technology consultant of Swedish Medical Center. mHealth collaboration Mark Chrisman mhealth mobile learning social media Swedish Medical Center user-generated content